A Father and Mother carrying their kids by a lake
Faith and Family

The Blessings of Unclehood

Jul 29, 2021 Faith and Family
My sister, Lauren, was home from the hospital a week when I visited her and her new baby. I sat down and she placed Rory in my arms for the first time. I was puzzled. I kept waiting for something to happen.

Faith and Family for August 1: Bread of Life

Jul 28, 2021 Faith and Family
This week's Gospel reminds us to focus on Jesus as the bread of life, which feeds us not only physically but, more importantly, spiritually.

Incorporating Faith in Your Kid’s Lives

Jul 22, 2021 Faith and Family
For parents, finding ways to bring our faith to life for our children can be a challenge. Shannon Evans, a mother of five, shares some ways she and her husband help pass on the faith to their kids.

Faith and Family for July 25: Multiplication of the Loaves

Jul 21, 2021 Faith and Family
This week's Gospel story recounts the tale of Jesus' multiplication of the loaves and fishes in order to feed the vast crowds that had gathered to hear him preach.

The Saint in My Front Yard

Jul 16, 2021 Faith and Family
Currently there is a mound of dirt in our front yard. Under that mound is a statue. A statue of St. Joseph—upside down—facing the street. Or is he facing the house? I don’t remember which way we placed him. Anyway, next to the dirt is a For Sale sign.

Love Your Neighbor: More Than Just Words

Jul 16, 2021 Faith and Family
Once the weather gets nice, there’s not a day that goes by when our street isn’t filled with kids. We live on a cul-de-sac and our circle is the playground for the entire neighborhood. It is also the gathering place for the moms.

Faith and Family for July 18: The Return of the Twelve

Jul 14, 2021 Faith and Family
In this week's Gospel, Jesus tells the disciples to go and rest after they return from their journey of spreading the Gospel message to others.

Faith and Family for July 11: The Mission of the Twelve

Jul 7, 2021 Faith and Family
In this week's Gospel, Jesus sends out the disciples to share his message with all those they encounter, but warns that they may not always be welcomed.

Faith and Family for July 4: Fourteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time

Jun 30, 2021 Faith and Family
In this week's Gospel, Jesus astounds the people in the synagogue with his wisdom and knowledge.